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and democratic attorney general. one of our two u.s. senators was an independent, elected twice. an independent missed winning the governorship by 15,000 votes over a million passed in 1973. we were the ticket splitting capital of america. we have cents settled back into partisan voting with the rest of america. this is a very polarized era. having said that, when you have close elections you still have a band of voters who will mix and match on the ballot, either because they want to mix and match or they are simply reacting to the individual candidates. in the case of romney and kaine, i have personally been in situations where straw votes were taken among large groups and you generally find you have 3, 4, 5% of the romney boaters picking tim kane for various reasons. some of these romney voters are more moderate republicans and the like tim kane better than his opponent. are there similar voters for obama and george allen? i am sure there are. i never met one of them. but i will say this -- george allen, despite what happened in 2006, he has won from time to time in running for statewide off
day and the u.s. senate race in virginia. tim kaine >> live and in hd, this is "good morning washington." on your side. >> the most expensive race in history now in the hands of voters. president obama and mitt romney watched the clock. the much of the results as they come in for the presidential election. good morning washington. >> happy election day. let's get over to jackie for the latest on this cold election forecast. >> it really is. if you have to wait in line, just for the weather and have a heavier jacket and gloves on. maybe even a hat. other than that, and friday. that is the good news. nothing to prevent you from getting out to the polls. a freeze warning in effect for the major area. temperatures this morning in the mid 20 possible to lower 30's. for the nine in dallas. 28 in gaithersburg. we will stay cool today. average height is 62. we will be lucky to reach 50. the freeze morning and at 9:00 with 38 degrees by noon. private cloudy and 45. the least of all look good today and thankfully our northeast -- our noreaster isn't arriving until toman. let's check on
. the election did not change the balance of power on capitol hill. democrats they still controlled the u.s. senate. the republicans still controlled the house of representatives. coming up at 5:15 what that means for lawmakers moving ahead and for gridlock in washington. >> governor jerry brown is claiming victory for what he calls the california dream. voters have approved proposition 30 his education tax initiative. you can see on the screen. 54% to 46%. and that is with -- actually that is all of the precincts reporting out. tara moriarty is in san francisco with what the vote means for california's public schools. >> reporter: we are standing in front of mission high school. and it is one of the oldest in fact the oldest high school in san francisco and it's struggling but the students here may now benefit from prop 30 passage. san francisco voters overwhelmingly supported the measure as did folks in alameda and santa cruz. they all raise the states sales tax by a quarter of a cent for four years and increase income taxes for people that make $250,000 a year by up to three percentage p
allen in the virginia u.s. senate race. >> kaine received more than 50% of the vote. after his victory was announced, he spoke to supporters in richmond. >> our victory tonight proves that it's the number of people who stand with you not the number of zeroes behind the check. >> we honestly and vigorously advocated our principles and offered a clear vision for the future. we saw to reinvigorate our country. >> the two former governors vied for the seat of retiring democratic senator jim webb. the millions of dollars spent on campaign ads paid off for supporters of three controversial measures on maryland's ballot. >> voters approved expanding gambling in the state, and john gonzalez joins us live at national harbor, a proposed site for a new casino. john? >> cynne, steve, $80 million spent in advertising for those for and against gambling here in the state of maryland. in the end the major measures really, you know took the lead early and never lost it. and we understand that two of them were very close. now, maryland voters of course
, and i think we think it's more likely than not that democrats will gain seats in the u.s. senate. that was unthinkable six months ago. it's going to lead to real recriminations inside the republican party about who made these mistakes and getting these candidates and failing to get people like todd akin out of these races and get electable republicans into these races that they have to be able to win. >> if you look at senate republicans other the last four cycles, they've been pummeled. in 2006 democrats weren't supposed to pick up the senate, they did. in 2008 they expanded to a 60-seat majority, they were able to get health care done as a result of the pickup that they had. in 2010 you had republicans have an opportunity to pick up the senate, they fell short. and now again a huge opportunity this year to pick up the senate, and it looks like they might actually fall backwards because of these races you're talking about, massachusetts, indiana and missouri. i think one of the things that we've learned over the last couple of cycles is when republicans talk about the economy as
. >> the elections did not change the balance of power on capitol hill. democrats still controlled the u.s. senate. coming up at 6:15 what all of that means for the lawmakers moving ahead and what is ahead for the gridlock in washington. >> governor jerry brown is celebrating a historic victory this morning for the first time since 2004 california approved a tax hike on a statewide proposition. voters have passed proposition 30. his education tax initiative 54% to 46% with 95% of the precincts reporting. ktvu tara moriarty is in san francisco this morning where voters were overwhelmingly backing that measure. >> that is right here in san francisco most voters voted yes in favor of prop 30. and the general feeling here in the city is that public schools need help. case in point mission heights school. this is the oldest high school in san francisco and test scores well they have been struggling with that over the years. prop 30 passage may be the shot in the arm this school needed. other areas of california that saw support for 30 alameda and santa cruz counties. los angeles also backed it but moe
senator from california was once mayor of san francisco and on the eve of her reelection to the u.s. senate she peppers of praise for the city its current mayor. >> also has skills to manage the city and is a tough city today is because this so the first. you have to run the city of from the center of the political spectrum. i really want to say how much i respect to. >> praising feinstein said she hopes the country will come together for president obama. the time is 413 a m. we will be back on the kron 4 morning news stay with us. we are back at 415 and in the second update of the weather. >> good morning erica. >> drastic trained as a head we do have dense fog in fact this morning especially close to to the coastline. and look at visibility 5 mi. for novato 6 highway 37 and through napa. we are seeing 1 mi. visibility for you to those of you using highway 37. that fog is hanging around was the for the next couple of hours. i also on the cool side upper 40's for napa of novato. 51 in santa rosa. 52 in daly city. as we head into the afternoon the fog will start to burn off in we wil
alluded to, also jane harman, former u.s. representative, now head of the woodrow wilson international center for scholars, former chair of the house intelligence committee, i believe. and also, john brennan, homeland security advisor to president obama. talk to us about who may be stepping in to fill the shoes of general petraeus. guest: well, you know, morell is considered sorted of the most likely candidate because, you know, having been the deputy director, he could relatively easily just step in to the directorship, very, very intimately familiar with the agency. the other people are all possibilities, but you need to remember that intelligence jobs have been a little bit hard for the obama white house to fill recently. you had director of national intelligence, jim clapper, nominated some time ago to run the overall intelligence operation and it was reportedly very difficult for the white house to find somebody to take that job. it was reportedly offered to several other people before clapper finally took it. so it would be interesting to see who would be on the list to do this.
years in the u.s. economy, we have added more than 5 million jobs in the private sector. so it's been growing at around 2 million a year. under the romney call, what he's calling for to get 12 million, that would have to go up to 3 million a year from 2 million. a lot of people think that regardless of what happens in washington, you would probably see something along the lines of those, of those kind of rates because the economy will move its way back to the trend growth of 3%, 3.5%. i think one, you have to hope that the macroeconomy goes with you. two, i think the policy can make a difference on the margin. and there's a difference of opinion between the two camps, romney's view that high income tax cuts and deregulation lead to growth. the obama view that it's investments in infrastructure, the work force, things of that nature that will lead to faster growth. and you know, you have to pick one or the other. >> and then quickly, yes or no, will voters take these numbers, these jobs numbers just days before election day, into the voting booth with them? >> probably not. i mean, cer
senate races and look at what we see shaping up in the u.s. senate. with 79 percent of precincts reporting in florida. senator bill nelson keeps his seat. republican challenger congressman connie mack not able to make inroads in florida. west virginia. senator joe mansion also keeping his seat. 61%. the republican challenger, 36%. this was a rematch of a race between the two of them a couple of years ago. and in connecticut, congressman chris mervey. and 44% of the boat with 19 -- the ap has called that connecticut race. the ap has also called the race in maine with angus king. and for more, you can always go to our website. it can see the race, the balance of power, and -- and watch presidential results come in as well. >> boston, chicago, and here, that is where the party headquarters are located. the gentleman who headed up the house committee now speaking to supporters. let's listen in. >> not only did we rebuild before we passed them, but we made sure that the bills were about growing jobs, the american dream, and making things even better. tonight, the american people have
with the legal--the u.s. government is likely. >> the call accounting clerk says there with religion some thousand votes and by melba. 185 have been tallied. he is on the public to be careful with their ballots. any that are received today that are damaged or have mistakes have to be reproduced. >> coffee will pick up on a target. if you have a little coffee on your ballot it looks like a vote. we have to remake that bella. ballots that are torn. ballots that get chewed up by a machine. >> the county wants people to keep in mind if they have a male in ballot they are turning into day if it must be received by 8:00 p.m. tonight in order to be counted. early ballots were cast in alameda county by voter registers office in oakland. officials say it looks like about 75% registered voters will pertain to pay a deposit of election. some of those voting for tell kron 4 is the issues that got them to the polls early this year. >> they are really it to strong philosophical beliefs on the line here. it goes beyond our deficit. >> it made a huge impact on my boat. women's issues social issues. a def
next, the battle of two former governors in a close race. elected democrats tim kaine to the u.s. senate. live in richmond after the break. >> but first, let's focus on a district. the big race and special election. voters elected phil mendleson. he will join us live a little later this hour. >> the one upset appears to have come in the dc council. vincent orange will keep his seat. but michael brown has lost his. brown was beaten by grosso. it's 7:12. we'll be back. it's my coffee when i want it. you press a button, you have great dunkin' coffee. i got my coffee for the morning, i got my dunkin' k-cup packs for the rest of the day. only available at dunkin' donuts restaurants. america runs on dunkin' coffee. >>> this is how hundreds in new york's famous times square celebrated the win. the crowd erupted into cheers. dancing in the streets. >> and overseas this was the scene in a canyon village where president obama's late father grew up. danced and shattered in celebration when they heard the news. step grandmother sara obama and relatives still live there. >> all right. a big n
, it will be a combination of guard and reserve and u.s. army reserve -- i mean, guard and reserve and u.s. army and active. there are characteristics that are important. people have been confused with what has been going on in the last five years and what we want in the future. in my mind, what happened in iraq and afghanistan is exactly how we designed it to happen. the active component responding initially was able to get things a establish, and then as we needed more depth, we were able to move into the national guard and reserve. that worked very well we are way more organized now in the army. there are some national guard and reserve units that have to be ready to deploy very quickly. those tend to be combat service support outfit that require much less trading capability. the guard and reserves issue is time, not money, but time. they only have so much time to sustain regiments. the characteristic of an active deployment is ready, and to maintain a level of readiness that they can respond to over a longer time frame. as i go through this, i have to balance that and decide what i need as they go forw
of maryland, and along with that the first openly gay member of the u.s. senate was elected in wisconsin. here is tammy baldwin. [video clip] >> i did not run to make history. i ran to make a difference. [applause] a difference in the lives of families struggling to find work and pay the bills, a difference in the lives of students worried about debt. [applause] and seniors, worried about their retirement security. [applause] a difference in the lives of veterans who fought for us and need someone fighting for them and their families. [applause] a difference in the lives of entrepreneur weres -- entrepreneurs try to build a business and economic security. [applause] but in choosing me to tackle those challenges, the people of wisconsin have made history. [applause] host: this tweet from benjamin netanyahu, the prime minister of israel, who congratulates u.s. president barack obama on his election victory. fort lauderdale, florida. independent line. caller: thank you for taking my call. host: did you vote yesterday or early in florida? caller: a voted early. actually, i went out and did some la
after that, the weekend after -- of november 13. u.s. employers have added 170 -- 171,000 jobs in october according to the labor department. hiring was stronger over the previous two months than first thought. the unemployment rate inched up from 7.8% to 7.9%. the economy added an average of 173,000 jobs per month since july. mitt romney issued a statement that said the unemployment rate is a sad reminder the economy is a virtual standstill for the jobless rate is higher than it was when president obama took office. we will hilton -- we will hear more about the unemployment number from both campaigns today. they are on the campaign trail with four days to go into the elections. president obama has three stops in ohio. coming up in about 15 minutes here on c-span, we will take you to the first stop of the day in hilltard outside columbus. the first lady michelle obama is campaigning in virginia today. at 5:30 eastern, we will take you to petersburg where she will be speaking with supporters. tonight on c-span, mitt romney and paul brian will be joined by their wives for a rally
the capitol city of beijing. snow is forecast to continue falling throughout the day there. >>> here in the u.s. it's snowing in north dakota. at least three inches of snow fell in some areas and cool temperatures have caused icy roads. a travel alert has been alerted for that entire state. >>> and with some ski resorts already open in california, many skiers and snow borders are heading to san francisco this weekend for the ski and snow board festival. the event which is hosted by snow bomb ends today. it's taking place from 11:00 until 6:00 tonight at the fort mason center. tickets are $20 and that includes two free lift tickets. the event atracks about 20,000 -- attracts about 20,000 people each year. >>> 7:25. if you still want a bit of nice weather. rosemary is delivering it up for us this weekend. things change quickly. >> you are right. it must be late fall. because a taste of summer coming our way and then we switch over to rain and snow for the sierra coming back. giving you a look outside and what is going on, very calm conditions right now. mostly blue skies around the region. take a
of the house of representatives. the u.s. senate has 48 democrats and 44 republicans. there are eight seats up for grabs and the latest projections have four wins for the democrats and four for the republicans. that would keep the democrats in control of the u.s. senate and keep congress split. we will see what happens tomorrow night with our extended election coverage starting at 8:00. he can also stay updated at our web site at kron4 .com as well as our facebook and twitter fees. >> we'll be back with more in just a couple of minutes. monday morning and we're looking at sunshine everywhere. take a look of the approach of the bay bridge, it is going to be a hot one. we will be right back. >> we are learning just how much money is stanford's school school district lost 1000 kids to school to a chance last week's giants parade. the school district sent out letters urging the parents to keep their children in school. the missing children caused the district to lose over a hundred thousand dollars. are rare vote received a hundred percent of it is the message. because a row the states if the susp
of the tightest races in the nation. 33 u.s. senate seats are up for grabs across the country. the results could change the balance of power on capitol hill. now a look at the critical race between tim kahne and george allen. >> reporter: this is one of the most expensive races in the country. an estimated $84 million spend by both candidates combined. tonight about two mile away, tim kaine will be waiting for the results. virginia's next senator will be a former governor. republican george allen cast his ballot in alexander re. a tim kaine in richmond. both men campaigned on their track records. kaine's path inspired. obama supporters to back him today. buttal voters decided to vote down party lines. the presidential race helping to dictate the rest of the ballot. i'm a diehard republican. democrats tend to push responsibility away from the states and on to the federal government. >> reporter: the powe show a tight race to the finish. >> you never know which way virginia will go. >> they are hoping to replace retiring senator jim webb. he has been out on the campaign trail with his fellow democ
. i think tim cain's going to be elected to the u.s. senate, and a lot of it on these issues, on the doors knocking on doors and on phone banks today women are saying i can't believe this is a guy running for president who doesn't know where he is on equal pay, wants to get rid of birth control coverage in insurance plans and wants to get road of planned parenthood. every woman in america knows what that means. mitt romney may not know, but women do. >> stephanie: i'm reading a piece, because we're so focused on the presidential, but there's a lot going on particularly with female candidates and particularly in the senate. it looks like the odds are the democrats are going to retain the senate, right. >> caller: yes, and there are so many women running for the senate this time. we really stand to have a record number of women join the senate, so, you know, in a number of battleground states, as well. baldwin, it's exciting, doing really, really well in wisconsin. the list goes on. >> stephanie: it's interesting that you almost one talk about the war against women you almost c
including a closely contested race for a seat on the u.s. senate. melanie is in fairfax now. how is the voting going so far? >> reporter: turn out has been good, tony. we've seen hundreds of people coming here this morning. the lines so far not out the door but we are expected to see that happening sometime soon as people are trying to get their votes in before they go off to work for the day. there were 100 people in line before the polls opened here. and it's not just the presidential race. it is also the senate race. virginia, again, very tightly contested. some years it's gone democratic. in the battle for the senate, former governors. battling for jim web's seat. he took the seat from george allen in 2006. cane was pulling well in october. the most recent average of polls showing him with less than 2 point lead. a change to the voter id laws in the commonwealth. if you did not bring a valid id you could sign saying you are who you say you are. this year if you do not have one of the forms of identification, you have to vote on a provisional ballot, return your identification
in wisconsin. >> tim kaine defeated george allen for u.s. senate seat in virginia perce qe152% of the vote according to the associated -- virginia. he won an 52 some of the vote according to the associated press. [cheers and applause] >> wow. what a crowd. it is -- thank you all so much. thank you all so much. it is a great night to be a virginian. [cheers and applause] in 2008, -- [chanting "tim kaine"] thank you. what a great crowd. you know, in 2008, virginia made some wonderful history by sending a fiscally responsible former governor to the united states senate in helping to put barack obama in the white house. [cheers and applause] well, the night is still young, but thanks to you, we are already halfway there to doing it again tonight. [cheers and applause] actually, we are more than halfway there. nbc just called the presidential race. [cheers and applause] [frenzied cheers and applause] four more years. thanks for sending that note up. so -- geez. that was great. [cheers and applause] so, we still, i guess, have a little bit to find out how the va number goes. nbc called the natio
is in his job as u.s. senator. [applause] but more important than that i'm here as a mom and a citizen who is very concerned about the future for our kids and for our country. and i know and have come to see that mitt romney is the right candidate for us for president. he is the man with the record. [applause] . he is, right. mitt romney is the man with the record, the experience and the character to begin to turn things around, to begin to change things in wash wark, to break the gridlock abdomen make the change that is we need to get our country back on track so we all need to do everything that we can to be sure that he is elected as the next president of the united states. and what i like to think today is that we have five more days to avoid four more years. [applause] so it's just great to be here with all of you. it's great to feel this energy in ohio. it's going to be close but we are headed in the right direction. it's my pleasure to introduce a friend of mine and that is our special guest. you all know her. you all know she's our ohio born and bread. she went to ohio state here.
. survival that within the u.s. marveling an ocean away at the american passion. >> they must be absolutely -- >> big turnouts across the country. >> reporter: americans perfectly cheerful, they said, to wait in line for hours to cast a ballot. here in london, an all-night watch party at a pub still carried this enthusiasm at 4:30 in the morning. >> nobody can deny the special relationship that we have with america. britain and america are one in the same. world leaders have to have a good rapport with each other. >> as women as well, we had real concerns about romney getting in. there were a lot of issues we didn't feel comfortable about, so while we didn't have an actual democratic say in the outcome, you know, we have a lot of interest. >> reporter: the world participated in this election as much as it go. in pru, kenyan witch doctors, all walks of life, watching closely in miscou, berlin, beijing. israelis rallied behind romney after he said he'd support israeli action against iran, but some analysts estimated if the world outside u.s. had a vote it might go anywhere from 75% to 90% for
old, i just became a u.s. citizen this year and must say i was so proud to have the privilege to vote. i started crying as i was walking away from the polls. just whoever whelmed with emotions. #voteordie. and speaking of the youth vote, despite the fact that unemployment for those between 18 and 29 was up 12% in the month of october, by 61% of young voters still favor president obama. there was some concern about an enthusiasm gap because in 2008, 78% of young people said they were very enthusiastic about the president but only 48% said so this time around. so it will be very interesting to see if they actually turned out. >> actually go and vote. >> right. >> that is the big question. they turned out at about the same rate as those four years ago. josh elliott. you have people gathering around. >> the anticipation is starting to build, people milling about and seeing on the giant screen surrounding us here in times square turning it into a virtual amphitheater. the votes coming in. as we project states, the excitement starting to build and i want to bring in first-time voters. we ar
owners but it could also result in sanctions from the u.s. government. >>> when a man stopped to videotape his son, he caught a amtrak train slam into a utility truck. the man rushed over to the scene and he thought that the two men inside the truck would be dead but instead they survived with hardly a scratch. >> he got out of the truck and i said are you all right. he said i'm fine. i said dude, you're the luckiest man alive right now. >> wow! that train was blaring the horn, the truck driver told the police that he did not notice the train coming. >>> mark mcgire will become a division rival to the world champion san francisco giants. he reportedly accepted and offer for the los angeles dodgers. he wants to work closer to his family that lives in orange county. >>> raider fans should be smileing this morning. the raiders have sold enough tickets to allow the fans to watch the game at home. it gave the raiders an extra day to sell more tickets to avoid the local blackout. you can watch the game right here at 1:00 p.m. tomorrow followed by the point after. >>> a mountain lion
will not just represent one party. i will represent one nation. >> u.s.a.! u.s.a.! u.s.a.! as you know, throughout this campaign, president obama has tried to convince you these last four years have been a success. he is floating a plan for the next four years. you want to take all the things he did in his first term, the stimulus, the borrowing, obamacare, and all the rest, and try them all over again. but look, our big dreams will not be satisfied with a small agenda that has already failed. and yesterday, i imagine you already heard this, yesterday, president obama already asked this -- asked his supporters to vote for revenge. for revenge. instead, i ask the american people to vote for love of country. [applause] together, we have got to lead america to a better place. we are three days away from a fresh start. three days away from the first day of a new beginning. my condition is based on unshakable faith in the american spirit. does anyone worry the last four years are the best we can do? if there is anyone who fears the american dream is fading away, if there is anyone who wonde
remain concerned that these companies may have violated u.s. laws and injured u.s. citizens." those are some of the latest headlines on c-span radio. [video clip] >> he worked his way up and went out west to illinois, where the lead mine industry was in its heyday. here arrived by ship by stagecoach, train and arrived in this muddy mining town, boarded himself in a log cabin, established a law practice and worked his way up and became a successful lawyer and got involved politically, ran for congress and served eight terms. he befriended abraham lincoln and that elisas as grant -- ulysses s. grant. he stayed as a close colleague during the civil war. he pointed washburn secretary of state. at that time washburn became very ill. after about 10 days, he submitted his resignation to president grant. grant accepted his resignation. he then regained his health. grant offered him the position of a minister to france. >> the only diplomat to stay during the siege of paris. sunday night at 8:00 p.m. on c- span. >> "washington journal" continues. host: joining us now is kim dixon, a tax poli
and choke on it. three incidents have been reported. the recall covers --sold in the u.s. and canada. let's see what is coming up tonight on abc 7 news at 6:00. >> we are gearing up for a big night. >> the clock is ticking. if you live in virginia, have a little more than an hour. you have a couple of hours in d.c. and maryland. what the candidates are doing. as they wait for the vote count. scott talked with the present one on one. -- with the president one on one. we will see you at 6:00. >> let's get another check of our weather. it is about to change big time. >> we will not have the real impact this nor'easter in our area. duffel along the coast and the north. -- death valley along the coast and up north. a 39 definitely along the coast and up north. is gone to be a cold night. it is going to be blustery as we head through the day we will start to be on the western fringes of this developing nor'easter. it is an organization of rain developing. watch what happens. it will be cold, it will be a bigger impact than the precipitation. might take a break and the storm gets a little closer
history as wisconsin's first female u.s. senator she takes over for a retiring democrat. >> michael yaqui coming up we will talk more about the state that legalized marijuana. [ female announcer ] welcome one and all to a tastier festive feast. so much to sip and savor, a feeding frenzy to say the least. a turkey from safeway will have everyone raving. there's fresh, natural, frozen, whatever you're craving. spend 25 and get a frozen safeway turkey for 59 cents a pound. or get another of the best deals around. a frozen butterball, 99 cents a pound. so raise your glass, pull up a chair...grab a plate. this tastier thanksgiving is well worth the wait. safeway. ingredients for life. 2012 news and a lot of interesting races but nationwide not just in california. >> michael yaqui will talk to us about some of the things across the nation. but the a big a showdown over the out fofor recreational use. >> of the governor of colorado has a license of humor he said to all people in quan call route and i congratulate those who pass it but do not read out the goldfish and achieve those quite yet beca
and 47 republicans. one-third of the u.s. senate is up for election tonight. that's 33 seats. 23 democratic and ten republican. in order for the republicans to take control of the senate, they would need to win four seats. that bat logical take place in about a dozen states from places like connecticut and massachusetts out east to nevada and arizona out west. cbs news considers six of these states true tossups. that's massachusetts, connecticut, virginia, wisconsin, north dakota, and montana. republicans have what they're calling their big four. that's montana, north dakota, nebraska and wisconsin. republicans tell us in order for them to win the senate they have to win the majority of the big four. the polls have closed. we're going to take a closer look in virginia where the polls have closed at the senate race there. there's a contest between two former popular governors. you have republican george allen, the former u.s. senator from that state and democrat tim kaine, the former head of the democratic national committee. this is a very tight race. it's also the most expensive
of legitimate rape. >>> in massachusetts, an upset in the u.s. senate race there as well. democrat elizabeth warren beat one-term incumbent republican scott brown. ott brown. >>> we've still got plenty ahead on fox 5 morning news. >> s with a question to break, more now from president obama's victory speech. >> this country has more wealth than any nation. that is not what makes us rich. west most powerful military in history but that is not what makes us strong. our university, our culture, they are the envy of the world but that is not what keeps the world coming to our shores. what makes america exceptional are the bond that hold together the most diverse nation on earth. the belief that our destiny is shared, that this country only works when we accept certain obligations to one another and the future generations so that the freedom which so many americans have fought for and died for. ,  in celebration of over 75 years of our government employees insurance company,y,or geico. i propose savings for everyone! and political parties that are actual parties! with cake! an
to get results in from the state of virginia. the big race there, of course, the u.s. senate seat. george allen versus tim kaine and 35%, allen is ahead 56% to tim kaine's 34%. >> live in richard where his supporters are starting to gather. andrea? >> reporter: in fact, i am live at the entire virginia gop party headquarters. eric cantor, house majority leader, has taken the stage now. the crowd is really getting fired up. the state party chair said the polls have closed, the crowd cheered and better yet, the advertising has stopped. the crowd went wild. he also took some jabs at democrats. let's start with a joke, he said. one that doesn't have a punch line. joe biden. the crowd went wild. and said that the gop has worked together in this election in an unprecedented manner. one million doors have been knocked on. not just for one candidate, he said, but for the entire party. again, we'll be checking in again. eric cantor on the stage with his family now. i'm going to send it back to you live from richard. >> ann andrea, thank you. exciting stuff. challenged to retain his u.s. senate sea
electoral votes they get. guest: california has 53 u.s. house members. you have 435 members of the house, 100 members of the senate. that gets you to 535. the way you get to five and a 38 come under the 23rd amendment, the district of columbia is automatically granted electoral votes. caller: in past years, especially with what happened with george bush and al gore and how that went back and forth, are they planning to make changes to this extensive monitoring? and why change from the traditional view of the electoral college to a more back-and-forth thing? i have seen this whole election thing go for 17 months and i have to say that i used to be democrat and i have been so disgusted. when i went to register to vote, i voted republican. i have a lot of concerns and reservations because i have seen a lot of things change in how things operate and how politicians operate. and i am just very, very concerned. that is why, this morning, i got up bright and early to go vote. guest: the electoral college has not rallied the masses so much in recent issues that deals with the political process.
of showers but now we are going to go back to marty. >> there are several runners competing in the u.s. marathon event are:across the golden gate bridge it started in 20 02. it is smaller than the san francisco half marathon. you can see them on the course they started out at 7:00 a.m. on the waterfront and san francisco. keep in mind some of these funds help st. jude's hospital. as john mentioned, we are janu- where there were basking in the sunshine this weekend. >> it seemed like everybody in the city had the same idea to get out and enjoy the beautiful saturday sunshine. people with their friends in taking in the early november weather. every park was packed. they were taking in the classic scenery at alamo square. the painted ladies were blowing along ha hay.. st it was a gorgeous day. temperatures in the '70s with no wind, no fog. city residences' took the opportunity to get out, walk the dog or with their growth trend, boyfriend. saturday is when all active northern californians were not matter what they were doing. >> san francisco is on a roll.... on a roll--good weather. >> o
from the united states. it was taken part with the navy base. it was not a provocative act and the u.s. successful low detected the sub. pilot under arrest accused of car jacking a driver hours before he was to fly. he jumped in the back of a stranger's car and then pulled out a gun and hit the pilot with it. but the pilot manage to drive off with the car. he was charged with driving under the influence and theft. did and the airline defended him. he was not behind the wheel in the cockpit. >> brian: guess who is out of bed. evan bayh with us and talk to them about the democratic leading state. could it really go to romney's column? and the clintons, bill clinton was crambled throughout pennsylvania and the obama people were worried. snoall part of the buba bail out. and making pot legal on the ballot but not for medicinal purposes and but we'll tell you why as we roll on. >> brian: they're doing last minute campaigning in ohio. they are bugging people and take a look. >> i ask for your vote and i am about to be the next president of the united states. get out well and vote. >> let's m
reasons that we're becoming more competitive around the globe, the u.s. economy is growing in areas and u.s. manufacturing is because of energy expiration and production here in the united states. so i think the conditions are ripe just for a different kind of participation, regardless if it's romney or obama from the corporate community. >> we've been looking for the past couple of weeks at polls and there have been certain bets being placed on this election -- >> mustaches -- >> yes. >> grow a mustache -- >> please don't. i beg you. >> that look you had yesterday -- >> let us hope. let us hope. >> let's hope not. >> romney wins pennsylvania so axelrod has to come on the air and shave his mustache. >> oh, that would be something. all right. here's from the washington post, empty measurements. on the eve of the election, nate silver placed president obama's chances of returning to office at 86.3%, not 86.1%, not 87.8%, at 86.3%. silver's prediction is not an innovation, it's trend taken to its absurd extreme. his work is better summarized as an 83.6% confident that the state polls are corre
on the board throughout the night. you will see in the corner the balance of power, the u.s. senate and u.s. house. we'll have foxnews.com, info. the next poll closings. how close we are to that. over here, a big map about all of the states as they close. you will see them red and blue and the electoral count. plus live reporters on the back standing by and the live reports. in the back of the studio, you have seen them, chris wallace, joe trippi and karl rove. right here. this is their home base. they will dig down in the numbers. that is where they do their analysis. over here, the billboard. we call it that, because it's bill hemmer's home throughout the election. he will look at all the states digging down in to them. virginia, big one throughout this election. we'll dig in to those. then, you keep seeing the panel. this is their home base. the panel will be sitting right here throughout the night. we'll have a lot of panelists and guests who visit us. throughout the evening. our home base, this lovely clear glass december sack where you and i will be. now, let's take a tour, give you s
the u.s. you will see about 81 degrees in houston, 73 in denver, 43 windy and rain into new york. temperatures around the bay area in the 60s and the 70s. the next couple of days we drop those numbers off again. thursday and friday look like they could be occasionally wet. dry warmer weather returns for the weekend. elizabeth? >> thank you. what a mess in the east bay. avoid the caldecott tunnel. eastbound 24 is closed between the wilder exit and orinda. it's because of a multi-vehicle crash and a big rig trailer overturned. so again closed just in the eastbound lanes. the trailer is apparently blocking all lanes. freeway. it's right now at a standstill. unfortunately, westbound is really backing up, as well. jammed up beyond saint stevens drive and growing. so as far as alternates go, eastbound 80, highway 4, bart is probably going to be your best bet because both directions coming into and out of the caldecott tunnel are being impacted. not sure if it was a foggy commute across that stretch but fog is going to affect your visibility many parts of the bay area. you can see it t
won in one of the tightest elections in u.s. history and his promise for the next four years. >> it was down to the wire one of the closest battles in california. prop 30. it has passed overnight. we have reaction and what it means for local schools coming up next. ,, ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, captions by: caption colorado comments@captioncolorado.com >> your realtime captioner: linda marie macdonald >>> i return to the white house more determined and more inspired than ever about the work there is to do and the future of the lives ahead. >> a second term for president obama after a long bitter campaign. he promises america, the best is yet to come. >>> a change in the winds bringing a big change in our weather. low clouds and fog, much cooler temperatures coming our wa
to play a little basketball today. the most expensive presidential showdown in u.s. history, a contest many polls shows is just too close to call. both governor romney and president obama already have cast their votes, the governor earlier this morning in bellemont, massachusetts, the president nearly two weeks ago in chicago, early voting there. both men seeming confident about their chances for victory. >> let's remind the world just why it is the united states of america is the greatest nation on earth. i love you. let's go vote. [cheers and applause] >> let's keep moving forward. god bless you, and god bless the united states of america. >> your primary vote put me on the path to win the republican nomination. [cheers and applause] >> and tomorrow your votes and work right here in new hampshire will help me become the next president of the united states. [cheers and applause] jon: fox news contributor karl rove is a former senior adviser and deputy chief of staff to president george w. bush. you had a couple of tense election nights in the white house, or pre white house in 2000 an
if possible. we'll be talking to you all night long. and we have one more projection. this is in a u.s. senate race in vermont. bernie sanders the independent who caucuses with the democrats in vermont has been re-elected. before we look at some of the initial results in the senate races a word about our projections. the newshour doesn't call any race. it is our policy to report results as projected by the associated press. we'll also tell you when two television networks have called a winner in a state if the a.p. has not done so. now we'll go to geoffrey brown for more on these and other congressional matters. >> brown: thanks, gwen. i'm with, here with political editor christina bell and tony and stuart rothenberg, editor of the rothenberg political report. so if we start to look at the senate, they were talking about indiana called early for mitt romney on the presidential side. stu, that is not the case in this important senate race. >> we thought it might be when we first looked back months ago. >> brown: you mean months ago. richard murdoch ended up defeating richard lugar long-time sen
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